Stories about "natural science"
Vintage avian exhibit is a feather in Carnegie Hall’s cap

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:21 pm

We’re in Carnegie Science Hall, peering into a display case of old stuffed birds and learning something new.

‘Standup economist’ brings light touch to climate policy

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:21 pm

Bates College presents "standup economist" Yoram Bauman with a presentation called "Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change" on Oct. 13.

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:41 pm

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates College biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015.

Henry Boateng joined the Bates faculty in August 2015 as an assistant professor of mathematics. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Henry Boateng, mathematics

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:36 am

Bates College mathematician Henry Boateng is a computational scientist who designs algorithms that dramatically speed up computer simulations.

With the drill press that she uses to take cores from slabs of glass in the background, Paige Guevarra '18 of Brooklyn, N.Y., is shown in Genevieve Robert's geology lab. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Paige Guevarra ’18 gets to the heart of glass as geology assistant

Friday, August 21, 2015 8:15 am

Here’s what it is like to spend the summer as a funded research assistant in a Bates geology lab.

Assistant Professor of Physics Travis Gould (center) works with Armando Morales Urrutia '16 (left) of Fraijanes, Guatemala and Daniel Paseltiner '16 of Devon, Pa., during the Short Term course "Microcontroller Laboratory." (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Physics professor Travis Gould nets $473,000 grant to develop new microscope

Friday, August 14, 2015 11:57 am

Gould’s is the latest significant grant awarded to Bates faculty who are utilizing powerful microscopes in the fields of biology, neuroscience, nanotechnology, and photophysics.

Tom Wenzel, Dana Professor of Chemistry, with three Bates students whom he recently brought along to the 27th International Chirality Conference in Boston: from left, Anna Berenson '16 of Topsfield, Mass., a biochemistry major; Tayla Duarte '17 of North Miami Beach, Fla., a neuroscience major; Wenzel; and Caroline Holme '17 of Winnetka, Ill., also a biochemistry major.
Bates is a distinctive presence at international chemistry conference

Thursday, July 23, 2015 1:31 pm

Bates College was the only undergraduate institution represented at a recent international conference dedicated to chirality, a branch of chemistry.

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Thursday, August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

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